4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse


Indulge in the creamy decadence of 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse – a delightful treat that requires minimal effort and delivers maximum flavor. This luscious dessert pays homage to the beloved combination of peanut butter and sweetness, creating a heavenly mousse that’s both quick and satisfying.

Background and History

The concept of mousse traces its roots to French cuisine, where it originally referred to a light, frothy dish made with eggs. Over time, mousse evolved into a popular dessert in various forms, with flavors ranging from chocolate to fruit. This Peanut Butter Mousse is a contemporary twist, embracing the timeless appeal of peanut butter in a silky and simple form.


4 servings


Preparation: 10 minutes

Chilling Time: 2 hours


Creamy Peanut Butter (1 cup)

Choose a high-quality peanut butter for rich flavor.

Whipping Cream (1 cup)

Adds lightness and texture.

Powdered Sugar (1/2 cup)

Sweetens and stabilizes the mousse.

Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)

Enhances the overall flavor.


Whip Peanut Butter

In a mixing bowl, whip the peanut butter until smooth.

Whip Cream

In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream until stiff peaks form.

Combine Ingredients

Gently fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter, ensuring a smooth and even consistency.

Sweeten and Flavor

Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the mixture. Continue folding until well combined.


Transfer the mousse into serving glasses or bowls. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, allowing it to set.

Serve and Enjoy

Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of chopped peanuts before serving. Enjoy the velvety goodness of Peanut Butter Mousse!

Nutrition Facts

(Per serving – based on 4 servings)

Calories: 350

Total Fat: 28g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 120mg

Total Carbohydrates: 20g

Protein: 8g


Experiment with crunchy peanut butter for added texture.

Top with chocolate shavings or a drizzle of caramel for extra indulgence.

Allergy Warning

Check for peanut allergies. Adjust ingredients accordingly for dietary restrictions.

Lysander Rothwell
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